The famous canoe designer/builder J. H. Rushton, introduced the Indian Girl model in 1902. To quote Mr. Rushton, "The Indian Girl is strong, light, safe though speedy, graceful yet seaworthy." Have this model beautifully displayed in your home or office. Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings and original plan. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires many hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. You can find the ribs inside the canoe along with the planking. The natural wood finish really brings out the character of a wooden canoe. Comes with a set of two wood paddles. This model rests on a wooden base with a brass nameplate. Itll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector.